Back in 2011, when South Korea won its longshot bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics, the country wasn’t widely recognized as a destination for ski and snow lovers. It wasn’t considered much of a
The price of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies dropped significantly today off the back of ‘news’ that South Korea’s government might ban trading exchanges. As ever in the world of
Samsung Electronics expects to post another record profit for the final quarter of 2017, but it results may still fall a bit short of analysts’ expectations. In earnings guidance issued today, Samsu
South Korea announces new cryptocurrency regulations coinciding with the drop in bitcoin prices, YouTube gets pulled from Fire TV and SoftBank will now own about 15 percent of Uber. All this on Crunch
Star Wars "The Last Jedi" trailer is released, more than 5,000 Wells Fargo ATMs now NFC enabled and North Korea hacked and stole U.S. and South Korea war plans. All this on Crunch Report.
Elon Musk plans to use SpaceX spaceships for travel on Earth, Apple has quietly acquired Regaind and South Korea decides to ban ICOs. All this on Crunch Report.
SparkLabs Group started in 2012 with a Seoul-based accelerator dedicated to boosting South Korea's then-nascent startup ecosystem. Now it’s going back to its roots with the launch of a $50 million f
E-book sales may be declining in the U.S. and U.K., but in South Korea, many people still enjoy swiping instead of leafing through their reading material. E-book sales there are growing steadily each
Samsung is working on self-driving cars -- which shouldn't surprise you if you know the company's history and wide range of interests. What's new, however, is that Samsung is the latest company to rec
New parents are faced with many conundrums and one of the most nerve-wracking is how to check a diaper without waking a sleeping baby. Korean startup Monit’s new Bluetooth sensor wants to make sniff
Human resources paperwork is never fun to take care of—especially if it’s literally on paper. Swingvy co-founder Jin Choeh says that in Southeast Asia, many small businesses are still stuck with p
Samsung's vice chairman is arrested on bribery charges, Beepi closes down and sells off its operations and reports show that Theranos might be winding down. All this on Crunch Report.
Late last month, Samsung continued its prolonged Note 7 apology tour with a global press conference detailing months of internal and third-party research, coupled withplans to increase its safety meas
Many may have stopped playing Pokémon Go, last year’s smash hit mobile game, but fans in Korea are just getting a taste of the action after it launched in their country today. That’s righ
There’s a small glimmer of sunshine for what has been an extremely gloomy year for Samsung . A court in Seoul’s Central District has rejected an arrested warrant for Samsung vice-chairman/heir
When cities are designed and deployed as a single unit, they don't carry the cultural vibrancy of a city built organically in response to the needs and desires of its denizens. The piecemeal approach
Samsung has reported its most profitable quarter of business in over two years thanks to its resurgent smartphone business.
Samsung Electronics announced today that it has agreed to acquire cloud-computing company Joyent. In a statement, the Korean tech giant said that the transaction (its financial terms were undisclosed)
Miso, a home cleaning service in South Korea, wants to sweep up some ambitious growth goals after being accepted into Y Combinator’s summer class. The startup’s founders will join the accelerator
Google wants the South Korean government to ease laws on map data that have curtailed the number of features Google Maps can offer there. According to the Wall Street Journal, the company talked to of